Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Team Leader was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Testing Team Lead
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1141 1117 1102
Rank change year-on-year -24 -15 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Team Leader 48 150 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.074% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.077% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 40 135 166
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,700 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £78,750 £54,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170390 195237 215143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.99% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138628 164070 176467
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Test Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Test Team Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Test Team Leader in the UK

Test Team Leader
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Team Leader.

Salary trend for Test Team Leader in the UK

Test Team Leader
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Team Leader over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Team Leader in the UK

Test Team Leader
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Team Leader within the UK over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 46 £47,500 -9.52% 7
UK excluding London -22 32 £45,000 -10.00% 5
London +29 16 £55,000 -16.03% 2
Midlands +41 14 £42,500 +6.25%
East Midlands +19 11 £40,000 -8.57%
North of England -15 8 £42,500 -10.53% 2
North West -36 6 £35,000 -6.67% 1
South East +41 3 £31,500 -40.00% 3
West Midlands +21 3 £47,500 +18.75%
South West +17 3 £46,250 +2.78%
East of England -2 3 £52,000 +15.56%
Yorkshire +15 2 £60,000 +7.14% 1
Scotland +12 2 £45,000 +11.11%

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Test Team Leader job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Test Team Leader in the job title.

1 33 (68.75%) Test Automation
2 23 (47.92%) ISTQB
3 20 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (35.42%) Selenium
6 16 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 16 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 16 (33.33%) ISEB
7 14 (29.17%) QA
8 12 (25.00%) SQL
8 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 11 (22.92%) System Testing
9 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
9 11 (22.92%) Scrum
10 10 (20.83%) Regression Testing
10 10 (20.83%) .NET
10 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (16.67%) Performance Testing
12 8 (16.67%) Coaching
12 8 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (14.58%) HP UFT
13 7 (14.58%) Finance
13 7 (14.58%) JIRA
14 6 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
14 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (12.50%) Test Management
14 6 (12.50%) Cucumber

Test Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.17%) Infor M3
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Selenium
2 7 (14.58%) HP UFT
2 7 (14.58%) JIRA
3 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.42%) LoadRunner
5 4 (8.33%) TestRail
6 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.17%) eggPlant
7 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.17%) JMeter
7 2 (4.17%) Ranorex
8 1 (2.08%) Appium
8 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.08%) Buildbot
8 1 (2.08%) JUnit
8 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Games
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Automotive
3 2 (4.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) Web Services
3 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
1 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Test Automation
2 20 (41.67%) Test Strategy
3 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 16 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 11 (22.92%) Scrum
6 11 (22.92%) System Testing
7 10 (20.83%) Regression Testing
8 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (16.67%) Coaching
9 8 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Test Management
11 5 (10.42%) CRM
11 5 (10.42%) Line Management
11 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
11 5 (10.42%) Project Management
11 5 (10.42%) Test Planning
11 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) Lua
5 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) ISTQB
2 16 (33.33%) ISEB
3 6 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (2.08%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Career Development
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough
greywood
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sse Plc
Salary: £48,121 - £63,551 (plus excellent benefits and career opportunities)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago